Minnesota, Ohio State and Penn State Collect Women's Gymnastics Weekly Awards

Minnesota's Lindsay Mable was named Freshman of the Week for the second consecutive week.

Jan. 28, 2013

Park Ridge, Ill. -

Gymnast of the Week
Sharaya Musser, Penn State
Sr. - Colorado Springs, Colo. - Pine Creek 

  • Recorded three first-place finishes and one third-place effort en route to the all-around title (39.525) in Penn State's meet with Iowa, No. 22 Pittsburgh and Rutgers
  • Won the all-around title and placed first on the vault (9.875), bars (9.875) and balance beam (9.925) and third in the floor exercise (9.850)
  • Led the Nittany Lions to a first-place team finish in the quad meet
  • Collects her 12th career Gymnast of the Week award and 15th weekly honor overall
  • Last Penn State Gymnast of the Week: Sharaya Musser (March 19, 2012)  

Event Specialist of the Week
Sarah Miller, Ohio State
Jr. - Collegeville, Pa. - Methacton 

  • Tied her career-best score (9.950) for first place on the balance beam in No. 19 Ohio State's meet against No. 6 Nebraska
  • Also tied for first on the vault (9.925) and in the floor exercise (9.900)
  • Collects her third career Event Specialist of the Week award and 12th weekly honor overall
  • Last Ohio State Event Specialist of the Week: Sarah Miller (Jan. 21, 2013)

Freshman of the Week
Lindsay Mable, Minnesota
Aurora, Colo. - Eaglecrest 

  • Finished first in the all-around (39.450) and placed in the top 10 in every event to help No. 12 Minnesota win its quad meet against No. 1 Michigan, No. 20 Central Michigan and Iowa State
  • Placed first on the balance beam (9.900) and in the floor exercise (9.925), tied for sixth on the vault (9.850) and tied for 10th on the bars (9.775)
  • Her scores on the balance beam and in the floor exercise were personal bests, which helped the Gophers to their first-ever win over a No. 1 ranked team
  • Picks up the second weekly award of her career
  • Last Minnesota Freshman of the Week: Lindsay Mable (Jan. 21, 2013)



2013 Big Ten Gymnasts of the Week
Jan. 7         G: Sarah Miller, Jr., OSU
                   E: Sarah Miller, Jr., OSU (vault)
                   F: Samantha Musto, PSU
Jan. 14      G: Joanna Sampson, Jr., MICH
                   E: Kayla Slechta, Jr., MINN (vault)
                   F: Samantha Musto, PSU
Jan. 21      G: Emily Wong, Jr., NEB
                   E: Reema Zakharia, Jr., MICH (floor exercise)
                   E: Sarah Miller, Jr., OSU (floor exercise)
                   F: Lindsay Mable, MINN
Jan. 28      G: Sharaya Musser, Sr., PSU
                   E: Sarah Miller, Jr., OSU (beam)
                   F: Lindsay Mable, MINN